Battle Creek employment information

IndexBattle CreekIowaNational
Income per capita$22,097$27,621$28,555
Median household income$40,893$52,716$53,482
Median income owner occupied$46,250$64,199$68,142
Median income renter occupied$26,071$29,226$33,219
Median earnings male$37,697$36,237$36,116
Median earnings female$20,982$24,406$25,692
Unemployment rate1.1%3.7%5.8%
Poverty level12.6%12.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Battle Creek is 23% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Battle Creek is 24% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Battle Creek is 81% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Battle Creek is 19% lower than the national average.

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Battle Creek median earnings by income bracket

Battle Creek employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry9.6%0.0%
Manufacturing sector29.9%11.8%
Financial & insurance services1.3%4.9%
Wholesale & retail services19.7%14.6%
Public administration3.8%4.9%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.0%1.4%
Education, health & social services10.8%45.8%

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City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Schleswig, IA859$47,25012%
Holstein, IA1,408$45,87514%
Ricketts, IA146$45,58315%
Galva, IA484$45,00016%
Danbury, IA372$40,00025%
Battle Creek, IA676$40,89324%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Ridgeville, IN676$40,87524%
Normangee, TX676$28,75046%
Highland Meadows, NM676$23,72056%
Willsboro, NY676$38,51028%
Cascade, WI676$56,1115%
Battle Creek, IA676$40,89324%
Source: The Battle Creek, IA employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.